Cobb and Gwinnett light-rail proposals

Cobb and Gwinnett counties received grants from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the analysis of proposed light-rail lines in both counties on December 21st.  Cobb’s Department of Transportation received $1.4 million to study a proposed rail line along the U.S. 41/I-75 corridor between Acworth and the Arts Center Station in Atlanta.  Gwinnett County, Gwinnett Village Community Improvement District and the Gwinnett Place CID jointly received a $600,000 grant to further study a proposed line that would run parallel to I-85 from the MARTA station in Doraville to the Gwinnett Arena in Lawrenceville.